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15 February 2019
Wastewater treatment challenges in the poultry and egg industry addressed at IPPE
IPPE panel discussion focused on worker safety regulations, pathogen evaluations and solutions for wastewater...
08 February 2019
Good news but early days for rodenticide stewardship on farms and game shoots
UK - Rat control is changing for the better on UK farms and game shoots. From 2015 to 2017, a detailed independent study has found planned prevention of infestations is taking over from control in reaction to the presence of rats....
07 February 2019
Technology will be key in mitigating climate change, NFU says
UK - The NFU has called on government to support investment in new technologies to help farmers in the fight against climate change....
04 February 2019
Review of pig and poultry permits coming
UK - The Environment Agency will be contacting permitted pig and poultry farms in February via letter to inform operators that their permit is due to be reviewed and updated...
23 January 2019
Shoots urged to pay more attention to release pen locations, says new GWCT study
UK - Advisors from the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) are urging shoots to pay more attention to release pen locations and limit pheasant releasing density to reduce negative impacts on woodland flora...
17 January 2019
The planet-saving diet: British industry responds
UK – The EAT-Lancet Commission published a report on 16 January 2019 detailing the ways in which our present food systems are contributing to the decline of both human and planetary health...
14 January 2019
Government to help farmers tackle air pollution
UK - The government has launched an ambitious new strategy to clean up our air - which includes a commitment to support farmers’ efforts to tackle air pollution...
14 December 2018
How does organic chicken impact climate change?
SWEDEN, 14 December 2018 - Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required, according to recent study...
12 December 2018
NFU's new report highlights role of farming in enhancing the environment
UK, 12 December 2018 - The NFU published an important new benchmarking report on the farmed environment, launching with a high-profile stakeholder event in London yesterday (11 December) attended by Defra Minister George Eustice...
10 December 2018
Trees can help mitigate ammonia emissions from farming
UK, 10 December 2018 - A new online calculator and guidance has been developed to help farmers and others to design woodlands to capture airborne ammonia and so reduce air pollution...
07 December 2018
USPOULTRY releases seventh video in series highlighting poultry, egg farm environmental stewardship
USA, 7 December 2018 - US Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY) is releasing a seventh video in a series highlighting environmental stewardship on poultry and egg farms...
04 December 2018
Maple Leaf joins global CEOs to urge greater action on climate change
GLOBAL, 4 December 2018 - Maple Leaf Foods reinforced its commitment to environmental leadership as one of 50 major global businesses, and the only protein company, which have published an open letter to the world's governments urging greater collaboration...
29 November 2018
Intersections of environmental management and biosecurity in animal agriculture
The livestock and poultry environmental learning community webinar series continues this December with environmental management and biosecurity...
27 November 2018
New poultry facility to be most technologically advanced in the world
Maple Leaf Foods has announced plans to build a $660 million value-added fresh poultry facility in London, Ontario....
22 November 2018
Opportunities for UK organic sector abounds, but new ag policy will be critical
UK, 22 November 2018 - British consumers are increasingly moving towards organic food but the industry must work together to capitalise on the full growth potential of organic in the UK, delegates of the UK Organic Congress were told...
21 November 2018
Red tractor launches bid to become flagship of British food & farming
UK 21 November 2018 - A huge step in Red Tractor’s evolution has been announced as the assurance scheme bids to become the flagship of British food and farming...
16 November 2018
Canada announces investments in greenhouse gas emission-reduction on the farm
CANADA, 15 November 2018 - Farmers know the importance of keeping the land, water and air healthy to sustain their farms from one generation to the next...
14 November 2018
Taiwan working to "eradicate" avian influenza
TAIWAN, 13 November 2018 - Taiwan's Council of Agriculture said it plans to eradicate avian influenza virus by stepping up monitoring and prevention measures at domestic poultry farms as it opened its new Research Center for Avian Influenza Control and...
13 November 2018
Underfloor, geo-thermal heating keeps Llyr’s hens happy and laying
WALES, UK, 13 November 2018 - A North Wales hill farmer is keeping his 16,000 hens happy and laying thanks to underfloor heating from ‘green’ energy stored in the earth...
01 November 2018
Poultry groups welcome EPA’s clarification on needless reporting requirement
USA - 1 November 2018: The US Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council, National Turkey Federation and United Egg Producers commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its proposed changes to the Emergency Planning and Community Right...
£5,000 environmental grant on offer to Midland farmers
UK - 1 November 2018: Farmers in the Midlands can apply for a £5,000 environmental grant to help fund management and infrastructure changes that will protect watercourses from pollution...
30 October 2018
FAO: Harnessing power of livestock to drive sustainable development
GLOBAL - A new FAO report highlights the multiple contributions made by the global livestock sector — especially to the lives of millions of poor, animal-dependent small-scale producers in developing countries - but also says that changes in policies...
26 October 2018
EU lawmakers move to ban throw-away plastics
STRASBOURG (Reuters): European Union lawmakers moved on Wednesday to ban widely-used, throw-away plastics such as straws and cotton buds, and put a greater burden on manufacturers to recycle in an effort to clear up ocean pollution, reports Alissa de...
H5N2 low pathogenic avian influenza confirmed in Kandiyohi County commercial turkey flock
MINNESOTA, USA: Strain is not the same virus that caused 2015 outbreak; does not pose risk to public health or food safety...
24 October 2018
Former feedstuff processing ‘frees up’ 92,000 hectares of farmland
UK - 24 October 2018: Each year some 650,000 tonnes of ‘former foodstuffs’, ranging from broken biscuits to unwanted pasta, is turned into valuable animal feed with an energy value equivalent to feed wheat from around almost 92,000 hectares of farmland...
 
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